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Southwest Airlines Is Bringing Back On-Board Beverages 

 Southwest Airline is bringing back its on-board beverage options, the carrier said this week.  The company had paused its full menu of on-board beverages since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020.   “Customers have expressed a desire for more …

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Rum Journal: Bacardi’s New Sherry Cask Finish Rum

 For year’s there’s been a leader in the world of special cask-finished rum: Martinique’s Rhum HSE, which was ahead of the global curve in finishing its rums in a variety of different casks and remains the standard-bearer.  In the world …

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Rum Journal: Cruzan Single Barrel, the Essence of St Croix

 St Croix changes as you drive along its green curves, beaches giving way to lush hills and farmland and ocean cliffs.  It’s an island that rewards those who dig deeper, whether you’re walking the old alleys of Christiansted or bowing …

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 For most people, rum is Bacardi.  However you feel about the Puerto Rican rum brand, it’s what the average consumer thinks of when they think of rum – particularly in the United States, where Bacardi’s overwhelming — and often exclusive — …

 By Alexander Britell You’re in a far-off bar somewhere. Or even a bar in a major city in America. You order rum. What do you hear? “Well, we have Captain Morgan, we have Bacardi…” And that’s usually it. While the …

 By Alexander Britell There is an entry point for every rum aficionado. Seldom does a rum lover begin his or her journey in the world of rum with a rare agricole, or a limited-batch hidden-cask expression. There are rums like …

 By Alexander Britell It’s hard to believe it’s been almost five years since Papa’s Pilar rum first made its debut. The brand’s traditional aged rum, which is part owned by the Hemingway family and looks to exemplify Hemingway’s spirit of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global rum giant Bacardi has expanded its rum portfolio with the acquisition of Banks Rum, the company announced. Banks, which is based in Switzerland, is the creation of master blender Arnaud de Trabuc, the former …

 Above: Mauricio Vergara By the Caribbean Journal staff Bacardi Limited has named a new top rum executive. The company announced this week that it had appointed Mauricio Vergara as global category vice president of rums. In the role, Vergara will …

 Above: the new design of Bacardi By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s best-selling rum has a new look. Bermuda-based Bacardi has unveiled a major overhaul of its bottle designs. The changes, which the company said were designed “in consultation …

 WE ALL have our favourite rums in the Caribbean. But however we feel about rums from this island or that island, we cannot ignore the impact of Bacardi on the world of rum. And that makes the company’s Puerto Rico …

 Above: Great Stirrup Cay (Photo: NCL) By the Caribbean Journal staff A first-of-its-kind Bacardi Bar has opened on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Great Stirrup Cay private island in the Bahamas. The bar debuted on Monday during Norwegian Pearl’s visit to the …

 THE BAHAMAS was one of the centres of rum running during prohibition — and often a drinking destination in its own right during the same period. And rum has always been the most popular drink in the 700-island archipelago. But …

 NEXT WEEK brings Art Basel Miami, the annual celebration of the art world in South Florida. And one of the spots that’s sure to attract the sojourning art lovers is Juvia, the restaurant and lounge high above the Herzog & …

 Above: the Bacardi Building’s campus in downtown Miami (Photo: Midtown Miami Now) By the Caribbean Journal staff The iconic Bacardi Building, the signature former US home of the global rum giant, has been sold, Bacardi announced Tuesday. The property has …

 Although Bacardi is perhaps Puerto Rico’s more famous rum export, it’s Don Q that is the more popular at home, in terms of sales. And like Bacardi, the company has a long, storied history. Cataluña’s Don Juan Serrallés began the …

 Above: a Bacardi ad from 1902 (Photo: Bacardi) Just like Haiti’s Barbancourt, which Rum Journal tasted last week, another major player in the rum world is celebrating its sesquicentennial. It was 1830 when Don Facundo Bacardi Massó, a wine merchant, …